Bully! Porter | Boulevard Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,134 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Bully! PorterBully! Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The intense flavors of dark-roasted malt in Boulevard’s rendition of the classic English porter are perfectly balanced by a generous and complex hop character. Bully! Porter’s robust nature makes it the ideal companion to a variety of foods, from seafood to chocolate.

49 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,134
Reviews:
527
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
12.66%
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
116
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,134 |  Reviews: 527
Photo of jmd1978
2.78/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Dark color with thick creamy tan head on top. Faint smell of roasted malt, caramel, and chocolate. Taste of caramel and cocoa the roasted malt and a hint of cherry. Really stays with you after the finish. This one sounded better on paper. I'm a fan of many of boulevard's offerings but this one was not very eventful.

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Photo of aklude
3.52/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nickapvikes
3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craigbelly
3.56/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ackeeper
3.67/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gibgink
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jopo8686
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of twb0392
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mkanne3616
4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cbcb
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aphamer
3.32/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of huron663
3.08/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-Neat brown/black hue with a creamy head that sticks around.

S-Nothing extra special to detect. Smells like a dark beer. I may not have the experience to note if something more is going on here.

T-Slight bitter taste with 'dark' flavors.

F-Head sticks around, even on the swallow. It could almost be described as smooth, if the slight bitterness didn't stick around and remind you what you are drinking.

O-I am a huge fan of dark beers, and this one just doesn't stand out in any significant way. It's good, I would drink it, possibly order it if there wasn't much else around. But there is nothing special here, to me.

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Photo of Angerhaus
3.42/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PorterLambic
3.56/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep, dark brown with a goodly portion of tan foam sitting gently atop. Creamy (for a bottle) and slow to dissipate but no real lace left behind.
Smell is relatively faint, just a wee amount of roast malt, smoke and the faintest hint of whiskey.
Taste is much more pronounced with notes of heavily toasted mslt (without being ashy), some wood, earth, a hit of toffee. Balanced nicely.
Body is medium for the style, effervescence is restrained. Dry from the tongue through the finish, which is remarkably clean and not really a good thing in my book. Overall though, a good brew.

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Photo of andrewksingleton
4.48/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is one of my favorite porters and one of my favorite beers from Boulevard. Has a very strong distinct porter smell. I love the appearance of the bottle. I prefer to drink mine in a pint glass to more enjoy the smell and the appearance. This is a beer that needs to be served close to ice cold temperature or everything I said positive about it fades greatly. This beer rivals the dark truth stout from Boulevard in overall quality.

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Photo of Jared_Guillaume
3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dovers
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skillet
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beernewbie285
3.39/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JimBerry
3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ImperatorScab
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mlockman
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Smells strongly of chocolate malt, but that doesn't translate to the palate. Finishes crisp and clean; a very fine porter.

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Photo of Magister_Beav
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bully! Porter from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.87 out of 5 based on 1,134 ratings.
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